Rescue From Shangri-La
Topics World War, 1939-1945
, Douglas DC-3 (Transport plane)
, Alexander Cann
, Aircraft accidents -- New Guinea
, Airplane crash survival -- New Guinea
, World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American
, Search and rescue operations
, World War II
, World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea
1945 short film (partial) details the rescue of C-47 plane crash survivors in remote New Guinea.
Run time 10 minutes 4 secondsProducer Dutch Information ServiceAudio/Visual sound, colorLanguage English
In 2011 a book about the incident by Mitchell Zuckoff was published: "Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II."
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